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Alan Partridge meets his lookalike

The best of the week's comedy on TV and radio

The comedy week ahead on TV and radio

Monday March 18

BBC ONE: Forget Warren at 9pm, but BBC One continues its strong Monday night comedy offering with This Time With Alan Partridge at 9.30pm - in which Alan meets his own lookalike – Fleabag at 10.35pm and Tim Renkow’s Jerk at 11pm.

ROBIN’S NEST: the 1970s comedy starring Richard O'Sullivan and Tessa Wyatt as a couple running a bistro, comes to Talking Pictures TV, where a new episode will air at 5.30pm daily.

Tuesday March 19

THE GREAT CELEBRITY BAKE OFF FOR STAND UP TO CANCER : Johnny Vegas and Big Narstie join the challenge. What could go wrong? Channel 4, 8pm

DERRY GIRLS Erin, Clare, Michelle, Orla and James land tickets to see Take That in Belfast… but will Ma Mary let them go? And this is followed by the third episode of the fine comedy Home, in which Syrian asylum-seeker Sami goes to the local refugee centre. Channel 4, 9.15pm

Wednesday March 20

HYPOTHETICAL: This week Ivo Graham, Cariad Lloyd, John Robins and Katherine Ryan are given absurd scenarios to tackle in Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster’s panel show. Dave, 10pm

Friday March 22

THE LAST LEG: Kevin Bridges guests. Channel 4, 10pm

Published: 17 Mar 2019

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